Former India captain Anil Kumble on Tuesday joined the bandwagon to assist India combat the coronavirus pandemic because the legendary leg-spinner made his contributions to the Prime Minister’s Aid Fund as nicely Karnataka Chief Minister’s Aid Fund.
“To bowl out #Covid19India all of us want to return collectively and combat this battle. I’ve made my humble contributions to #PMCaresFund #PMNRF and #CMReliefFund. Please do #StaySafeStayHome,” Kumble stated in a tweet, wihout desirous to disclose the quantity.
Earlier within the day, Rohit Sharma donated Rs 80 lakh in assist of the combat towards the coronavirus pandemic.
Rohit stated he has donated Rs 45 lakh to Prime Minister’s Citizen Help and Aid in Emergency Conditions Fund (PM CARES Fund), Rs 25 lakh to Chief Minister’s Aid Fund for Maharashtra, Rs 5 lakh to Zomato Feeding India and Rs 5 lakh in direction of welfare of stray canines.
The 32-year-old additionally stated that we want our nation again on toes and the onus is on us. “Let’s get behind our leaders and assist them,” he tweeted whereas tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Captain Virat Kohli and his spouse Anushka Sharma have additionally pledged to assist the Prime Minister’s Aid Fund and Chief Minister’s (Maharashtra) Aid Fund within the ongoing battle. A supply within the business had advised IANS that Virat and Anushka have collectively donated Rs three crore in direction of the trigger.
Indian ladies’s group ODI captain and veteran Mithali Raj additionally pledged to donate Rs 10 lakh for the combat towards coronavirus. Mithali has determined to present Rs 5 lakh to the Prime Ministers Fund and Rs 5 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Help Fund of the Telangana authorities.
Greater than 1,400 confirmed instances of coronavirus have been reported to date in India and 48 folks have already misplaced their lives.